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A Listmania! list by J. Windle "Justin Windle" (Oxford, England)
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The Stars My Destination (S.F. MASTERWORKS)
1.  The Stars My Destination (S.F. MASTERWORKS) by Alfred Bester
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  "An unashamed journey through the dark + violent side of humanity, ending with the ultimate step in our evolution."
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Neuromancer
2.  Neuromancer by William Gibson
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  "Perhaps the ultimate cyber-punk novel? The original Matrix, and it beats the films hands-down. 1984 updated."
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Now Wait For Last Year (S.F. MASTERWORKS)
3.  Now Wait For Last Year (S.F. MASTERWORKS) by Philip K. Dick
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  "A new drug that can take you between times and realities, but with that power can you actually change your fate?"
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Teranesia
4.  Teranesia by Greg Egan
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  "An enlightened view of human psychology and natures cruelty, underpinned by some beautiful tragedy."
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1984 Nineteen Eighty-Four
5.  1984 Nineteen Eighty-Four by George Orwell
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  "Anyone who considers themselves even slightly free-thinking should hear what Orwell has to say in this classic."
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The Left Hand Of Darkness
6.  The Left Hand Of Darkness by Ursula K. Le Guin
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  "This book is rich, insightful and quite complex. It is dark and sensitive. It is a vivid dream."
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (78 customer reviews)

Stranger in a Strange Land
7.  Stranger in a Strange Land by Robert A. Heinlein
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  "This is a truly wise and honest book. The frustration of 1984 coupled with the personal/spiritual strength and sensuality of the Buddah."
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3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (78 customer reviews)

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Foundation: 1/3 (The Foundation Series)
8.  Foundation: 1/3 (The Foundation Series) by Isaac Asimov
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  "This whole series is fantastic, and should all be read. An enjoyable, gripping read, brimming with ideas and twists."
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The Crystal Cave (Coronet Books)
9.  The Crystal Cave (Coronet Books) by Mary Stewart
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  "I truly felt I was in the 5th Century. The tale of Merlin in his younger life crafted beautifully. This chilled my spine several times. Every page is loaded with incentive to carry on reading."
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Labyrinths: Selected Stories and Other Writings (Penguin Modern Classics)
10.  Labyrinths: Selected Stories and Other Writings (Penguin Modern Classics) by Jorge Luis Borges
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  "Short stories which make you feel as if you have just swallowed a novel whole. A unique voice, style and outlook, but with plenty to carry away from it."
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The 12th Planet: Book One of the Earth Chronicles
11.  The 12th Planet: Book One of the Earth Chronicles by Zecharia Sitchin
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  "Could this be the true explanation for our existence? This series is not fiction, its is heavy going, but sends more shivers down my spine than any fiction could. A very interesting theory."
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (95 customer reviews)

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Foucault's Pendulum
12.  Foucault's Pendulum by Umberto Eco
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  "Eco is a very unique writer. This book is hard and clever, and with the 1st read I swam in his intelligence at times rather than following the characters complex rants. But that’s not a criticism."
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3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (81 customer reviews)

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